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for detroit police to respond to 9-1-1 calls. hari sreenivasan looks at the motor city's battle amid bankruptcy. >> detroiters are so used to bad news, and they are so used to things not really breaking our way, and they're used to getting up the next morning and going, "well, i can't stop, i've got to keep going, i've got to keep trying." >> woodruff: david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> brown: and yes, those are goats in that graveyard. more than a hundred of them. kwame holman tells us what they're doing in this historic washington, d.c., cemetery. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour h been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers l
of detroit could be getting much needed financing. the emergency manager for the bankrupt city issued requests for propels totaling $350 million in loans, so-called debt tore in possession financing. most of the money would be used to pay merrill lynch to end a complicated swaps deal related to bonds it once issueed to finance pensions for retired city workers. it's very complicated. the rest will pay bills to keep the city services operating. >>> a lot of detroit area workers getting a shot in the arm today. ford began making the top-selling fusion sedan in the u.s. for the first time ever. it's 1,400 new jobs to a plant in michigan just outside the motor city. the ceo moved production there from a factory in mexico saying the new plant will turn out more carps and help the company meet rising demand. >> well, we don't have a lot of capacity left but pretty much sized to what will be longer term. we think right now the u.s. will come in around 16 million units, maybe 17 but the pin up demand because the average age of vehicles is nearly 11 years old. we have room on the second and t
at how commodities, treasuries and currencies performed today. >>> some positive news for the detroit area tonight. chrysler announced plans to spend $52 million on two plants located south of the city. the investment will add an asemiblee line. and the auto maker will also be hiring, nearly 300 jobs. >>> well, there is a renewed push in this country from big retailers to small manufacturers to buy products made here in the u.s. but may be easier said than done. jane wells goes on a shopping spree to see how hard it is to buy american. >> careful. >> reporter: shopping these days is like going to the united nations, the whole world is in your cart. pakistan, china, usa. >> reporter: do we care where most things come from? >> made in america. made in thailand. made in canada. >> reporter: nearly half of americans say they would be more likely to buy a product if stamped made in the usa. 60% of consumers would be willing to pay an extra 10% for american made. >> i don't pay attention to where it was created. >> sometimes i do, sometimes i don't. >> i would like to see more products made
today. lennar ended higher and rye lend, dr horton closed lower. >>> an update on detroit's bankruptcy. the federal judge presiding over the biggest bankruptcy filing in u.s. history order add mediator to handle negotiations with the city's unions and two largest pension funds. the idea is to save money on litigation against the city and speed up a resolution of this historic bankruptcy. >>> turning now to egypt. another day of violence and bloodshed as the military police continue their assault on supporters of oust the president mohamed morsi. from cairo, we have more. >> reporter: a very tense cairo here tonight as supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi continue to clash with security forces, not just here in cairo but across the country. it started after the protesters called for a million-man march, a friday of rage after friday prayers, and that did materialize. what happened around the square area and also some of the bridges, a lot of people have been killed. the images we've seen are very disturbing, very bloody images and mass gunmen in operation with ak-47s entrenching
a number of other cities. you talk about cleveland, detroit and houston. and i guess, you know, my question is, these cities are trying to do interesting things but they're also cities that are facing big problems of poverty, lack of education for so many people. are these cities going to be able to do all of it? >> cities are not governments right? they're networks of leaders. mayors for sure, county leaders for sure. governors in many places but also heads of businesses. business associations, heads of universities, heads of philanthropy. they come together, they form networks. they try to sort out what's our distinctive vision? what's our special position in the global economy? and then what is our game- changer? what jennifer just applied the applied science in new york city, that's a game-changer. investing in manufacturing, supporting your manufacturer, that's a game-changer in northeast ohio. transit clearly is a necessity for the 21st century so they're not waiting for washington. they're basically coming together across party and jurisdictional lines saying how do we make our place
objection to the city of detroit's got for bankruptcy protection. the deadline was monday as midnight. among the filers were the city's largest employee union. it said the city has not proven it's involume sent. detroit faces at least $18 billion in liabilities. >> a federal judge granted california prison officials personaltion to force feed inmates, lodge mg had a seven tweak long hunger strike. about 100 prisoners have refused meals since july 8. they're pro thefting gang leaders violence against inmates. about 70 of the strikers in are in failing health. strikes on wall street pore mentioned today but there are better results from retailers. the nasdaq rose 24 points to chose at 3613. >> >> the best-selling crime novelist elmore leonard died at his home in michigan from complications of had a stroke. leonard published more than 40 novels during his year, many with con men and gangsters as the character. the novel glitz was the number one best-seller. a number of his books made it to the big screen including get shorty and justified. he was 87 years old. now back to judy. >> we turn tot l
on washington. first, edith lee payne of detroit tells the story of one of the iconic pictures taken at the event. >> one evening in october of 2008, i got a phoneical from my cousin, marcia, who lives in baltimore mo, maryland, she had been browgz a category with some friend and came across a 2009 black history calendar. on the front of this calendar were pictures of dr. king, and frederic douglas, jesse owens. and on the back of the calendar were these same people but, also, there was a picture of me. i of course immediately recalled being at the march on washington but i didn't recall a picture being taken. it also happened to be my 12th birthday. that day in washington was a very hot day. but it was a day where a lot of people from all over the country came together for a common goal, and that was to make the quality of life better for everyone. it was very special to me to be there, to be one of the people present to make a difference in what dr. king had brought to our attention. >> woodruff: that was edith lee payne of detroit. you can find her story, and other firsthand accou
were the big drivers last month. general motors topped detroit's big three in sales growth with a 16% increase and as you can see they are ford and chrysler posed sales increases of 11%. >> and ford motors in the meantime agreed to pay a top fine to settle a fight. ford will pay the government 7.35 million to settle allegations it was slow to recall nearly a half million ford escapes last year to fix sticking gas peddles. ford knew about the problem, back in may of 2011 but failed to take action until the agency began the investigation a year later. >>> the billionaire investor carl icon is suing dell in an attempt to stop proposed rule changes for tomorrow's scheduled shareholder vote on michael dell's 24 billion-dollar off. it is aimed at stopping dell from rescheduling the vote and changing the record date. mr. icon believes changing the record date could color the outlook outcome but letting more recent shareholders vote. >>> the international trade commission is delaying the decision until august 9th whether to ban certain samsung phones. commission ruled apple violated some sam
dakota has the lowest at just 3%. >>> today was deadline day in detroit for creditors to file objections to the city's filing for chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, and dozens of creditors did just that. most of the earliest objections came from individual retirees worried about their pensions and benefits. the largest creditors in the case plan to file a joint objection. >>> more violence in egypt today. the death toll is now more than 1,000. since protests against the ousted islamist president mohamed morsi erupted last week. now a court ruled to release another ex-president, mubarak. that could trigger more unrest. here is the latest from cairo. >> reporter: it's been another turbulent 24 hours for egypt. starting off with violence in the northern part of the sinai peninsula where we understand that 25 police were ambushed and executed with a machine gun. three of them remain critically injured. that comes off the back of an attempted prison break, we understand from the egyptian ministry of interior, where 36 supporters of president mohamed morsi were killed. the violence is likely to
. mercedes benz tops the list satisfying the largest percent take. lexus is close behind but detroit's big three continue to lose ground against imports. the bottom three entries out of 20 name plates surveyed are all american. jeep, dodge and chevrolet. >> some pig changbig changes to and the benefit's plan. the world's largest provider will open domestic part nebraska ships for benefits. >>> when it comes to planning for retirement, many plan to wing it allowing fund managers to figure out their finances for them but fidelity, the nation's largest retirement provider found the average 401 k balance may not be enough to retire on and urging investors to take a more active role in planning for the financial futures. sharon ener epperson has more. >> i try to save 20% of what i make. >> reporter: but most are not saving enough. >> i think it's impossible to educate, clothe, provide piano lessons and feed your kids and save for retirement now. >> reporter: fidelity, the largest retirement provider found the average balance was 80 thorks ,600 and jumped for those employed in a workplace plan
elements. if you look at his speeches from birmingham, wrik wrigly field, cleveland, chicago, detroit, i have a dream and the march on washington is really a culminationef a series of interracial fest valz that summer in which all the elements, many from letters from a birmingham jail-- are reshuffled. when you see the continuities of "i have a dream" even the drea dream-- and king always believed before there was an american dream-- he used to preach this all the time it's slaves had their own dreams. and keep in mind here, doesn't end with the declaration. it's a black man. black slaefs have the last word when he has whites become blacks so we can all experience bondage and deliverance. always conflicted when you look at king's brilliant mixing to miss these other strains of black pride and rebeaut of america. one day, the national will live out, not now. >> rose: clawrns, how did he end up being the last speaker? >> there was a proposal, 10 speers, and each speaker would be allocated five minute. and the proposal was dr. king would be in the middle, that he would be like the fifth or
names on that list: texas rangers outfielder nelson cruz and detroit tigers' shortstop johnny peralta. but road reeg ez, a three-time m.v.p. has eclipsed all the others and joins barry bonds, roger clemens, mark maguire and a host of others as fallen icons of the game. the 14-time all tar had off-season surgery but as fate would have it, he's ready to return to big league play tonight in chicago. he addressed the matter friday night after hitting a towering home run in minor league tune-up games. >> i think there's a lot of people that are confused and don't understand the process. there is a lot of layers. i will say this. there's more than one party that benefits from me not ever stepping back on the field. that's not my teammates. it's not the yankee fans. >> who is it? who benefits? >> i can't tell you. i can't tell you that right now. i hope i never have to. >> suarez: that clearly was a reference to major league baseball and the yankees. the team reportedly has considered trying to void the $100 million-plus left on rodriguez's ten-year $275 million contract. as to whether he wo
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